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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-05-18 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-13).

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2008-05-18[edit]

  1. anthro
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Amy Wilentz, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 146:
      I wasn’t taking anthro, and even though I was a French major,
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  2. aperitivo *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Rachel Donadio, “Prescription Med”, New York Times, page 84:
      Parking my tiny rented Fiat near the castle at aperitivo hour, I asked an officer when I had to move it the next morning.
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  3. backtested
    • 2008 May 18, Mark Hulbert, “An Alarm Is Blaring: Time to Buy”, New York Times:
      (Mr. Fosback has also backtested this indicator to the late 1940s, the earliest period for which data on the coincident economic indicators were available, and it performed just as well from then until the late ’70s as it did in more recent decades.)
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  4. berlingot
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Amy Wilentz, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 146:
      Confiserie du Mont Ventoux Nougat and berlingot (a traditional Provençal hard candy). 1184 Avenue Dwight Eisenhower , Carpentras; 011-33-490-63-0525; berlingots.net .
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  5. bindis
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Suzy Menkes, “Whose Sari Now?”, New York Times, page 44:
      It was not that India had lost its allure or that bracelets and bindis were no longer on offer.
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  6. biofueled
    • 2008 May 18, “Letters: Biofuels for Jet Travel”, New York Times:
      To the Editor: The May 4 Green Traveler column (“Trying to Lighten that Carbon Footprint ”) cites Friends of the Earth’s negative comments regarding Richard Branson ’s biofueled flight and the drawbacks of producing biofuels for air travel.
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  7. bioprospectors
    • 2008 May 18, Alexei Barrionuevo, “Whose Rain Forest Is This, Anyway?”, New York Times:
      In fact, they have reignited old attitudes of territorial protectionism and watchfulness for undercover foreign invaders (now including bioprospectors).
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  8. brandings
    • 2008 May 18, Mitch Keller, “Ink-Stained and Loving It”, New York Times:
      Tattoos, in particular, are not the radical brandings, the bold violations of flesh and propriety, they once were.
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  9. bunkie
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Stephen Metcalf, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 130:
      (Because Scandinavians from Midwestern America came to Georgian Bay in its early days, one bunkie is sometimes a sauna.)
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  10. buydowns
  11. cakelike
    • 2009 2009-03-13, John Hyland, “Hungarian Rhapsody”, New York Times, page 32:
      But don’t overlook the original — Mokka’s chef creates such crowd-pleasers as a cakelike appetizer of foie gras layered with honey-flavored cookies served alongside truffles and pine nuts, and its sommelier, Marko Norbert, pours top-notch Hungarian wines.
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  12. cornhusk
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Christopher Petkanas, “Blade Runner”, New York Times, page 76:
      I furnished six Paris apartments, a farmhouse in Provence, three New York pieds-à-terre and an 1863 house on the Hudson with Asian cornhusk matting from Pier 1 Imports.
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  13. cosey
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Stephen Metcalf, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 130:
      When he built a small lake cabin, Campbell the younger and his buddies wrote, “Then uprose a cosey mansion / Planned for liberal expansion / With dining, drawing, bedrooms / And offices full store.”)
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  14. counterpetitions
  15. dishiness
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Christopher Petkanas, “Blade Runner”, New York Times, page 76:
      Everyone comes to weave, but the real fun is hanging out with Irons, drinking builder’s tea, debating Colette, weighing the dishiness of Rufus Wainwright and learning to speak rush.
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  16. disseminators
    • 2008 May 18, Robert Christgau, “Out of Africa, Passionately Packaged”, New York Times:
      He went on to manage the American branch of the London label Sterns, since the 1980s one of the world’s finest disseminators of African music.
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  17. distractible
    • 2008 May 18, Elsa Dixler, “Paperback Row”, New York Times:
      Reading the book feels like falling “into the hands of a highly distractible, somewhat eccentric poet and professor who is determined to show you a Paris you wouldn’t otherwise see,” our reviewer, Angeline Goreau, said.
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  18. euthanization
    • 2008 May 18, Joe Drape, “Derby Winner Cruises to Victory at Preakness”, New York Times:
      The performance will not make folks forget about the injury the filly Eight Belles sustained moments after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby and led to her euthanization on the racetrack.
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  19. eventing *
    • 2008 May 18, Katie Thomas, “Parents Sue Over Equestrian’s Death, Raising Safety Issues”, New York Times:
      The parents of a 17-year-old girl who died in a fall while competing in the Olympic equestrian sport of eventing have sued the sport’s governing body, her former trainer and others in a California court, claiming that the death was caused in part because the course was made more dangerous to make it more “thrilling” to spectators.
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  20. figatelli
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Amy Wilentz, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 146:
      There’s sausage in the tradition of Arles, sausage with marc brandy, extra-lite sausage (why bother?), sausage with herbs, boar sausage, duck sausage, spicy sausage, Corsican figatelli, pure pork sausage, sausage with wild mushrooms, donkey sausage (!) and at least 40 other kinds.
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  21. fritzed
    • 2008 May 18, Virginia Heffernan, “Pixels at an Exhibition”, New York Times:
      One clip, of Talking Heads playing “Born Under Punches” in Rome in 1980, is shot largely at groin level, amid sound equipment that is being manipulated for feedback squeals and other effects; it’s like being close to the crooked spine and fritzed nervous system of a body that’s simultaneously pushing its sex appeal.
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  22. gompa
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Pico Iyer, “Heaven’s Gate”, New York Times, page 154:
      And when finally I got to the end of the five-hour drive over the highest motorable pass in the world, it was to learn that the gompa in Hunder was closed.
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  23. gompas
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Pico Iyer, “Heaven’s Gate”, New York Times, page 154:
      The second is the solitary, commanding gompas situated on hills and mountaintops across the region — eight-story complexes of red and white terraces and altars and chapels and kitchens and schools, stretched across the dun-colored rock, the more improbable for the emptiness around them.
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  24. grooviness
    • 2008 May 18, Virginia Heffernan, “Pixels at an Exhibition”, New York Times:
      The artist Matthew Higgs is also a curator, which might explain why his collection advertises its theme — the grooviness of the 1980s — so relentlessly.
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  25. hatmaker
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Markus Ebner, “Street Cred Vienna”, New York Times, page 28:
      Driving the craze is the 105-year-old hatmaker Mühlbauer, which has lately been revitalized by the fourth-generation owner Klaus Mühlbauer’s clever designs and savvy marketing (Elfie Semotan shot his current ad campain).
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  26. hutongs
    • 2009 2009-03-13, “Alley Cats”, New York Times, page 100:
      While most of Beijing’s hutongs — narrow lanes snaking around historic courtyard houses — have come under the bulldozer, there’s new life in the old Drum Tower district, where designers have opened hip boutiques.
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  27. hyperpolitical
    • 2008 May 18, Matt Bai, “The McCain Doctrines”, New York Times:
      Whatever their disagreements on policy, United States senators, even in today’s hyperpolitical climate, are reluctant to impugn one another’s motives or integrity.
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  28. inauthenticity
    • 2008 May 18, Ginia Bellafante, “Mommy’s Dearest”, New York Times:
      Let us begin by eradicating all suspicion: Julie Klam’s memoir of growing up a coddled daughter of Westchester County bears no sign of narrative inauthenticity.
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  29. instructionals
    • 2008 May 18, Ginia Bellafante, “Mommy’s Dearest”, New York Times:
      On legitimate days off, during the summer, Klam received poolside instructionals in monied femininity from Marcia and her three sisters — “the Jewish Gang of Four.”
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  30. jararaca
    • 2008 May 18, Alexei Barrionuevo, “Whose Rain Forest Is This, Anyway?”, New York Times:
      The pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb, for example, found that the venom of the jararaca snake could help control high blood pressure and used it to create the drug Captopril.
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  31. kahili
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      In the end, Un Jardin Après la Mousson is confected with vetiver and kahili ginger, which isn’t a ginger at all but a white flower that gusts like a rogue hybrid of jasmine, tuberose and gardenia.
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  32. kalarippayattu
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      Like karate, for instance, which would appear to derive from the ancient Indian martial art kalarippayattu.
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  33. kefalotiri
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Jaime Gross, “Captain Kangaroo”, New York Times, page 62:
      “Now, these are what we’d call tasty cheeses,” she said as I speared cubes of creamy kefalotiri and manchego, nodding in agreement: tasty!
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  34. kerosenelike
    • 2008 May 18, Lawrence Ulrich, “Diesel Automobiles Clean Up for an Encore”, New York Times:
      But the kerosenelike fuel and the engines that burn it were dirty, noisy, dawdling and even deadly, linked to increased risk of cancer and respiratory disease.
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  35. leatherware
    • 2008 May 18, John Anderson, “Heavy Metal, Light on the Success”, New York Times:
      The Story of Anvil” implies, Anvil takes itself less seriously than Metallica , Iron Maiden, Anthrax or any of the other heavy metal bands for whom blinding guitar speed, studded leatherware and general bombast proved a route to success.
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  36. lettino *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Rachel Donadio, “Prescription Med”, New York Times, page 84:
      I lay down on my lettino and closed my eyes, lulled by the waves and the sounds of Italian.
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  37. manchego
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Jaime Gross, “Captain Kangaroo”, New York Times, page 62:
      “Now, these are what we’d call tasty cheeses,” she said as I speared cubes of creamy kefalotiri and manchego, nodding in agreement: tasty!
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  38. maximalize
    • 2008 May 18, John Wray, “The Return of the One-Man Band”, New York Times:
      “I think a lot of bands decided to maximalize their sound — if that’s a word — as a kind of reaction to the stark, sort of minimalist indie rock in the 90’s,” she said finally.
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  39. meltwaters
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Stephen Metcalf, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 130:
      The region called Muskoka is about the size of Delaware, within which lie the remnants of glacial meltwaters, the three glorious lakes Rosseau, Joseph and Muskoka.
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  40. microhydraulic
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Pico Iyer, “Heaven’s Gate”, New York Times, page 154:
      Yet too much concern is certainly better than too little, and the people who support Norberg-Hodge have helped bring solar heaters and microhydraulic power plants and low-cost greenhouses to Ladakh.
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  41. midsession
    • 2008 May 18, Frank Rich, “McCain Can Run, but Bush Won’t Hide”, New York Times:
      In April, the Nevada Republican state convention abruptly adjourned in midsession after the Paul forces won rule changes.
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  42. midtempos
    • 2008 May 18, R J Smith, “Death Cab Is Up for the Long Haul”, New York Times:
      Tinged with punk rock guitar blare often slowed down to midtempos, Death Cab appealed to the insular yet viral emo scene, as well as the broader indie-rock world.
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  43. mothbally
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      A skinny blotter paper suffused with the rosy chemical geraniol and layered with a second blotter dipped in mothbally indole yields lily of the valley, which otherwise would require bales of tender white buds for just a few grams of essential oil.
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  44. motorable
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Pico Iyer, “Heaven’s Gate”, New York Times, page 154:
      And when finally I got to the end of the five-hour drive over the highest motorable pass in the world, it was to learn that the gompa in Hunder was closed.
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  45. nara *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Nathan Lump, “Catch the Drift in Namibia”, New York Times, page 136:
      The nara bush, with its grooved stems that divert water to a root system that can run more than 100 feet deep.
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  46. nerdishly
  47. nonfleet
    • 2008 May 18, Jim Norman, “Fuel From Plants, Not Oil Wells”, New York Times:
      But even if ordinary nonfleet drivers want to send Big Oil a message, a service station selling biodiesel can be nearly impossible to find.
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  48. nonqualifiers
    • 2008 May 18, Viv Bernstein, “Kahne Proves Fans’ Faith Was Well Placed”, New York Times:
      And he came up short in the Sprint Showdown race for nonqualifiers earlier in the night, failing to finish high enough to advance to the main event.
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  49. nonscary
    • 2008 May 18, Rob Walker, “Shock Value”, New York Times:
      The company has been fairly clever about drumming up nonscary publicity in recent months.
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  50. oleating
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      Ellena is in no rush to head back to the resort for any of the oleating ayurvedic massages that some swear by, even as others find they leave the body smelling like a hamburger.
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  51. oudh
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      Back in the car, Ellena expresses interest in inspecting the wares of the Mumbai Muslims, whose little shops lining Mohammed Ali Road, a fabled mecca for raw essences, purport to sell natural oudh, a stinky extraction of wood that is as much the perfumers’ grail as ambergris, a prettily euphemistic name for a whale’s “evacuation.”
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  52. palinka
    • 2009 2009-03-13, John Hyland, “Hungarian Rhapsody”, New York Times, page 32:
      An apricot palinka made with honey, apricot juice and lime — every bit as captivating as the new food in town.
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  53. parfumeur
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      Their son became a parfumeur, a builder of fragrance, and their grandson, now 61, is today the celebrated architect of the entire Hermessence line of perfume, not to mention First for Van Cleef & Arpels, L’Eau d’Hiver for Frédéric Malle, Eau Parfumée au Thé Vert for Bulgari and so forth.
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  54. penates
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      The family is Catholic yet acknowledges the presence of other penates who must be obeyed.
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  55. pensione *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Rachel Donadio, “Prescription Med”, New York Times, page 84:
      (The Castello also happens to house a lovely and surprisingly inexpensive pensione, where I stayed.)
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  56. petrodiesel
    • 2008 May 18, Jim Norman, “Fuel From Plants, Not Oil Wells”, New York Times:
      Biodiesel these days is selling at about the same prices as petrodiesel, or even a little more in many places.
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  57. polytonal
    • 2008 May 18, Jon Pareles, “‘Likkul’ Bit of Sweden and a Touch of Nigeria, Too”, New York Times:
      There’s juju laced with disco from Sir Shina Peters, James Brown funk with new African syncopations from Bola Johnson, polytonal intertwined guitars from Peacocks Guitar Band, Afro-funk with psychedelic guitar distortion from the Faces and a 10-minute Afrobeat-garage-soul buildup from Eric (Show Boy) Akaeze.
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  58. pompiers *
  59. popolare *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Rachel Donadio, “Prescription Med”, New York Times, page 84:
      Indeed, if Capri is the Hamptons of Italy — all designer labels, whitewashed villas and not a bougainvillea out of place — then Ischia is the Jersey Shore: a laid-back and totally unfussy place that has somehow managed to preserve the popolare feel of an everyman’s holiday in the 1950s.
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  60. postgrunge
    • 2008 May 18, R J Smith, “Death Cab Is Up for the Long Haul”, New York Times:
      In a postgrunge Seattle, where eclecticism rules — as if there has been a decree that no unifying trend should ever again emerge and bring national attention and thousands of Angelenos to town again — Death Cab’s misty chords and cold steel hooks are as much a musical center as the town has these days.
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  61. preapocalyptic
    • 2008 May 18, Dwight Garner, “The Ashes”, New York Times:
      We were trying to understand, that is, whether we were in a preapocalyptic situation, like the European Jews in the ’30s or the last citizens of Pompeii, or whether our situation was merely near-apocalyptic, like that of the cold war inhabitants of New York, London, Washington and, for that matter, Moscow.”
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  62. preclosing
    • 2008 May 18, Lisa Keys, “They’re All Connected”, New York Times:
      Susan Burns, a Gantry owner and president of its board, said that in the building’s preclosing days, the Google Group was an excellent source for real estate advice.
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  63. pricklishly
    • 2008 May 18, Virginia Heffernan, “Pixels at an Exhibition”, New York Times:
      De Beer also chose a video that shows the fashion designer Coco Chanel pricklishly fielding interview questions in unsubtitled French while smoking in the middle of her ornate drawing room.
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  64. puntarella
    • 2008 May 18, Daniel Patterson, “Garlic Defanged”, New York Times:
      Earlier this year I dressed a salad of grilled young artichokes, puntarella (a bitter green) and farro with a sauce in which quickly cooked green garlic was puréed with egg, oil and vinegar to produce something in between a mayonnaise and an emulsified vinaigrette.
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  65. quiltmaking
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Evan Mcglinn, “Salvation Army”, New York Times, page 80:
      The place fosters regional art, far from the coastal cultural establishment, and its most thriving medium is quiltmaking.
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  66. reclusion
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Stephen Metcalf, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 130:
      Every few years, a fresh wave of urbanites head north for a restorative of wilderness reclusion and pioneer roughing it, only to be made fun of by their predecessors as despoilers and effete poseurs.
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  67. rollatini
    • 2008 May 18, Pete Thamel, “Lacrosse Teams Form Bonds in Durham”, New York Times:
      The early verdict, according to Noreen Strong, the executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Durham, is that the men’s team has an edge because of its homemade mashed potatoes and eggplant rollatini.
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  68. runnings
    • 2008 May 18, Lawrence Ulrich, “Diesel Automobiles Clean Up for an Encore”, New York Times:
      That automaker has been vividly demonstrating modern diesel’s one-two punch by dominating recent runnings of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its R10 racers, which are not only fast, but are the quietest, cleanest and most fuel-efficient cars in the field.
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  69. saucisse *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Amy Wilentz, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 146:
      For hors d’oeuvres, she’d cut up two kinds of shockingly tasty saucisse.
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  70. semiclad
    • 2008 May 18, Mark Caldwell, “The Almost Naked City”, New York Times:
      The bar-theater hybrids of the Civil War period known as concert saloons reveled in acrobats, bellowing balladeers and semiclad girl dancers.
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  71. semireality
    • 2008 May 18, Alessandra Stanley, “What Are Friends For? Power and Pain”, New York Times:
      The series, along with such like-minded shows as the MTV semireality show “The Hills” and a cautionary senior edition, “The Real Housewives of New York City,” are focused on friends, and most of all on frenemies.
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  72. semisatirical
    • 2008 May 18, Alessandra Stanley, “What Are Friends For? Power and Pain”, New York Times:
      That is the essence of “Gossip Girl,” a semisatirical portrait of power and privilege in the private schools and penthouses of New York’s ultra rich.
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  73. shamblingly
    • 2008 May 18, R J Smith, “Death Cab Is Up for the Long Haul”, New York Times:
      The band developed its sound, shamblingly at first, on the road, in an era before thousands of blog or YouTube users could form an opinion of a band based on some MySpace demos and a duff early gig in Tacoma.
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  74. shopowner
    • 2008 May 18, Robert F. Worth, “Hezbollah Ignites a Sectarian Fuse in Lebanon”, New York Times:
      During a funeral procession in a Sunni neighborhood of Beirut on May 10, a clash erupted between Sunni mourners and a Shiite shopowner, who fired into the crowd.
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  75. sinkerballing
    • 2008 May 18, The Associated Press, “Webb Is Extending His Consistency”, New York Times:
      Webb has turned into a sinkerballing version of Randy Johnson — a pitcher who was as reliable as a sunrise over the Superstition Mountains.
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  76. skullcapped
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Pico Iyer, “Heaven’s Gate”, New York Times, page 154:
      Some of the people not far from the large mosque down the street were skullcapped Muslim elders and some, I learned, were Indo-Iranians, who trace their blue or green eyes to Alexander the Great.
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  77. smorrebrod
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Stephen Whitlock, “The Scene: Copenhagen”, New York Times, page 144:
      But the real surprise here is the smorrebrod, a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich made with sushi-like finesse.
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  78. strokelike
    • 2008 May 18, John M. Broder, “Senator Kennedy Is Hospitalized After a Seizure”, New York Times:
      Initial reports of Mr. Kennedy suffering strokelike conditions set off alarms, and the family’s detailed system of notifying people in event of an emergency was set in motion.
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  79. superhorse
    • 2008 May 18, William C. Rhoden, “No Incidents: Race Is a Success”, New York Times:
      Big Brown established himself as a superhorse and held out the very real possibility of a Triple Crown winner for the first time since 1978.
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  80. supersonically
    • 2008 May 18, Joe Sharkey, “Past the Sound Barrier, on a Business Jet”, New York Times:
      “We’re going to obviously have to demonstrate that to the various authorities, but we expect to be allowed to fly supersonically over land masses.”
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  81. synchro
    • 2008 May 18, The Associated Press, “Up on the Board and in His Own New World”, New York Times:
      Since teaming with Tarantino a year ago in the three-meter synchro, Colwill has put himself in strong position to claim his first trip to the Olympics.
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  82. tastewise
    • 2008 May 18, Jonathan Miles, “A Drink Puts on the Kid Gloves”, New York Times:
      Cocktail geeks might want to stop reading — tastewise, this is kids’ stuff, all sweetness and light. Ms. Lo combines green tea-infused simple syrup with milk and a shot of vodka, yielding a familiar flavor — think of a green tea frappuccino at Starbucks and you’re in the right neighborhood — edged with the keenness of the vodka.
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  83. tattooless
  84. tharavadu
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      All the rooms are cobbled out of the region’s 200-year-old teak cottages (tharavadu).
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  85. transcriptionist
  86. turbodiesels
    • 2008 May 18, Lawrence Ulrich, “A Honda on a Diesel Diet”, New York Times:
      That huge torque relative to the engine’s size is a main advantage of modern turbodiesels, making them well-suited to small economy cars and to burly S.U.V.’s that need torque for towing and hauling.
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  87. tweeness
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Christopher Petkanas, “Blade Runner”, New York Times, page 76:
      They became shorthand for English style, like Staffordshire spaniels minus the tweeness.
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  88. unbustling
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Charles Runnette, “The Buck Starts Here”, New York Times, page 26:
      This Puget Sound island is refreshingly unbustling.
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  89. undeflectable
    • 2008 May 18, Ben Downing, “Locomotive in Petticoats”, New York Times:
      What continues to impress, however, is the woman’s sheer undeflectable force.
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  90. unfallen
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Pico Iyer, “Heaven’s Gate”, New York Times, page 154:
      For me, in any case, Ladakh seemed a beautifully unfallen place next to the blue-glass shopping malls of modern Lhasa, the global village of pizza joints and guesthouses that is urban Nepal, or long-isolated Bhutan with its chic new hotels.
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  91. unfits
    • 2008 May 18, Ben Downing, “Locomotive in Petticoats”, New York Times:
      “I need a clear head to accomplish the work I must do in this world,” Field once stated, “and nothing so unfits a sensitive nature for mental exertion as emotional intensities.”
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  92. universalization
    • 2008 May 18, David E. Sanger, “Democracy, Limited”, New York Times:
      Kagan’s title, of course, is designed to tweak Francis Fukuyama and others who, in a fit of optimism after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, declared not only the end to ideological struggle but “the universalization of Western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.”
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  93. unnavigability
    • 2008 May 18, Alessandra Stanley, “What Are Friends For? Power and Pain”, New York Times:
      “Gossip Girl,” which has its season finale on Monday, explores the unnavigability of friendship.
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  94. vastu
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      And feng shui , which seems awfully similar to vastu.
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  95. viraginous
    • 2008 May 18, Peggy Orenstein, “The Hillary Lesson”, New York Times:
      A yellow, viraginous caricature of Hillary Clinton leered out from a black background.
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  96. watersporting
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Stephen Metcalf, “Provence Profound”, New York Times, page 130:
      For many years it meant the exceedingly charming combination of no electricity, no running water, strenuous mornings watersporting and fishing, languorous afternoons on the veranda, then a formal, candlelit dinner at dusk.
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  97. wonkishness
    • 2008 May 18, Douglas Brinkley, “The Long Shadow”, New York Times:
      One does get the distinct impression that while Wilentz was charmed by Reagan’s humor and Clinton’s wonkishness, these affections don’t transfer to George W. Bush , who is largely written off as a failed president practicing “a radicalized form of Reaganism.”
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  98. yekshi
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Phoebe Eaton, “Liquid Assets”, New York Times, page 70:
      “The yekshi are ghosts who live under the frangipani tree,” Rema says.
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. panama *
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Alex Hawgood, “The Sophisticated Traveler: Hit The Hay”, New York Times, page 32:
      Witness Salvatore Ferragamo’s retro tote ($650; ferragamo.com ), Tom Ford ’s posh panama hat ($790; tomford.com ) and Anya Hindmarch’s oversize clutch adorned with amethyst ($370; anyahindmarch.com ).
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  2. royale *
    • 2008 May 18, “As Menus Turn Green”, New York Times:
      The current menu includes a salad of baby heirloom lettuces; asparagus sushi rolls; and sage-rubbed portabella and trumpet royale mushrooms.
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  3. toktokkie
    • 2009 2009-03-13, Nathan Lump, “Catch the Drift in Namibia”, New York Times, page 136:
      There is the toktokkie beetle, which arranges itself on the sand, head down, when the fog rolls in from the sea so that the moisture condenses on its back and rolls into its mouth.
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  4. postfemininist = postfeminist or nonce
    • 2008 May 18, Alessandra Stanley, “What Are Friends For? Power and Pain”, New York Times:
      They are so postfemininist that they circle back not just to “Mean Girls,” but to the pre-Friedan era of Clare Boothe Luce and Rona Jaffe.
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